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Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary Celebration

Jul 20, 2019


Brett Mitchell, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

WILLIAMS Main Title from Star Wars
WILLIAMS Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
WILLIAMS Celebrate Discovery
WILLIAMS "Adventures on Earth" from E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
JAMES BECKEL From the Earth to the Moon and Beyond

Join your Colorado Symphony and Music Director Brett Mitchell for a cosmic performance celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing with music from the legendary John Williams — including selections from his unforgettable scores for E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Star Wars — as well as contemporary American composers Mason Bates and James Beckel. Accompanied by stunning visuals and archival footage from the moon landing, this is a performance that is out of this world!